Python on Windows: Difference between revisions

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'''This will take about 5 extra minutes''', and it is ''essential'' to an easy life using Python down the road.
 
(Note: These steps are based on a '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9JvseacxPY video that we recommend you watch]'''. They should work equally well on Windows XP, Vista, and 7.)
=== For Windows 7 ===
 
=== Get to System Properties ===
(Note: These steps are based on a '''[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9JvseacxPY video that we recommend you watch]'''.)
 
# Open up "My Computer"
# Click the Windows logo in the bottom left...
#* Click "Computer", and wait for a window to appear with the drives in your computer
# ''Right-click'' on the empty space in the window, and choose ''Properties'
#* A window labeled "View basic information about your computer" should appear
# In the new window, click "Advanced system settings"
#* A window should appear whose title is "System Properties".
 
=== Edit the Path ===
 
#* Make sure you are in the tab labeled "Advanced"
# Click the button labeled "Environment Variables". A window labeled "Environment Variables" should appear.
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